Ideas. Action. Results.

Designing LIHTC Developments to Improve Health Outcomes

Andy Winkler, Jake Varn / Blog February 22, 2019

Despite its successes, LIHTC has also inhibited or simply failed to incentivize innovative design strategies that improve health outcomes of residents and their communities.

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Using LIHTC to Expand Access to Opportunity 

Andy Winkler, Jake Varn / Blog February 22, 2019

Living in stable, affordable housing in low-poverty neighborhoods has been associated with higher employment and earnings among adults, as well as improved mental and physical health.

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Realizing LIHTC’s Potential

Andy Winkler, Jake Varn / Blog February 22, 2019

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit is the largest and most effective government program to finance new affordable housing in the United States.

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Building the Case: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Health

Housing / December 13, 2017 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET

New analysis from BPC shows that the LIHTC has the potential to improve health and potentially reduce costs. Join us for a panel discussion on leveraging LIHTC policy.

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New BPC Analysis: LIHTC Shows Promise For Improving Nation’s Public Health

Housing / Press Release November 29, 2017

BPC’s new report explores the potential links between LIHTC projects and health outcomes as well as examines innovative ways to leverage LIHTC policy to improve health, research gaps, and federal policy implications.

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Building the Case: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Health

Housing / Research November 29, 2017

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit has helped to finance roughly 3 million affordable rental units, which have served approximately 7 million low-income households.

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Tackling America’s Affordable Rental Housing Crisis

Housing / Press Release February 22, 2017

The new administration and Congress should make additional investments in federal rental assistance programs and affordable rental supply a priority.

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Forging an Enduring Bipartisan Consensus on Affordable Rental Housing

Housing / Research February 22, 2017

Policymakers have an opportunity to forge an enduring bipartisan consensus on affordable rental housing. There is more agreement between the two political parties than one might think. The question is whether lawmakers can find the political will to devote to the effort and the resources to make significant progress.

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Bipartisan Legislation Supports Healthy Aging for Seniors

Health / Press Release May 27, 2016

Two bipartisan bills have been introduced in Congress that closely align with recommendations released this week by BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force.

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BPC’s New Healthy Aging Report Receives National Recognition

Health / Press Release May 26, 2016

Organizations across the health and housing sectors have expressed their support for BPC’s recommendations.

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